Your chance to help shape the future of education

Ahead of the formation of the Minister’s Student Council, you have a chance to help determine how the new body will operate.

03 September 2020
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Image: First step: Apply now to be part of the Minister's Student Council steering committee.

Students are being asked to help create the newly announced Minister’s Student Council.

Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Sarah Mitchell last month announced the formation of the student council to give students a direct influence on education and school policy.

The student council will be the peak forum for interaction between NSW public school students, the Department of Education and the NSW Government.

The first student involvement in the council will be a steering committee tasked with designing the council, its formation and governance, and how it will engage students from all backgrounds right across the state.

Students in Year 9, 10 and 11 wanting to be considered for the initial steering committee should complete the Expression of Interest form.

Applications close on 25 September 2020.

The first Minister’s Student Council will begin in 2021.

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